Starnet Names Annual Commercial Award Winners

Darien, CT, April 28, 2008--Starnet Worldwide Commercial Flooring Partnership has named the winners of its tenth annual 2007 Design Awards competition. Awards were presented at the annual meeting held in Orlando, Florida at the Gaylord Palms Resort.

Grand Prize Winner
BKM Floorcovering
The New London Science & Technology Magnet High School Deanna L.
Steeves-Wojtaszek, Michael Sorano, RA & Bethany S. Mauri - Friar Associates
Daltile, Milliken, Mannington, Azrock

Hospitality/Public Space Winner
Re:Source New Jersey
The Prudential Center (NJ Devil's arena) Whitney Rice, HOK Sport Durkan
Commercial, Bentley Prince Street, Armstrong, Mannington, J&J, Johnsonite

Unique Installation Winner
Paul G. White Tile Company
University of Maine Orono Student Recreation Facility & Pool James Guarino,
Cannon Design Daltile

Small Corporate Winner
Mr. David's Carpet Service
Milliken Showroom
Catherine Severson, Q Studio
Milliken

Large Corporate Winner
Bonitz Flooring Group
Hubbell Lighting, Inc.
Millie Thomasson, McMillan Smith & Partners Milliken, Atlas, Bentley Prince
Street, Johnsonite, Nora, XL, Chapco, Ardex,

Roppe

Healthcare Winner
Intertech Commercial Flooring
Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas Joseph F. Kuspan, Stephen T.
Zilles, Kenneth C. Redman, Amy S. Mays, Karlsberger Johnsonite, Nora, Altro,
Roppe, Ardex

Education Winner
BKM Floorcovering
The New London Science & Technology Magnet High School Deanna L.
Steeves-Wojtaszek, Michael Sorano, RA & Bethany S. Mauri - Friar Associates
Daltile, Milliken, Mannington, Azrock

Environmental Achievement Winner
Universal Metro
Pasadena City Hall Seismic Upgrade & Rehabilitation Susan McDonald,
Architectural Resource Group Nora, Armstrong, Johnsonite, J&J

Student Achievement Winner
Intertech Flooring
Balance Advertising
Joaquin Abrego, UTSA

"I'm so impressed with the technical expertise of our members and creative vision of their designers for achieving such incredible installation results," said Starnet CEO Jeanne Matson.

This level of work is truly a testament to the caliber of craftsmanship available within the ranks of our own membership. If your designer or architect can envision it, a Starnet member using the industry's best materials can make it a reality.

The Design Awards evaluate creative use of floor coverings, flooring design concepts and how well designs meet client objectives and special challenges. Judges for the 2007 awards included: Maurie O'Neill, Designer/Partner, O2 Design, past publisher of Floor Focus Magazine, New York; Clara Igonda, Principal, Perkins + Will, Los Angeles; Adel Smith Chapman, Director of Interiors, Architects Delawie Wilkes Rodrigues Barker (DWRB), San Diego.


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